F1 »

F1 Canadian Grand Prix: Hamilton leads Rosberg in FP2

Lewis Hamilton was fastest in the second practice session ahead of the Canadian Grand Prix as he put 0.175s between himself and team-mate Nico Rosberg
Find FP2 session times HERE


Lewis Hamilton was fastest in the second practice session ahead of the Canadian Grand Prix as he put 0.175s between himself and team-mate Nico Rosberg.

Following Hamilton's claim that he and Rosberg are friends again, it looks set to be a battle between the two Mercedes cars once again this weekend as they returned to the head of the times after Fernando Alonso topped FP1. Having traded fastest laps it was Hamilton who came out on top with a 1:16.118, with Rosberg less than 0.2s slower.

Sebastian Vettel was third fastest and within half a second of the leading Mercedes. The two Red Bull drivers were able to get on full throttle earlier than anyone else on the exit of Turn 2 but suffering for straight-line speed as neither made it in to the top 10 through the speed trap. However, Vettel's final position was aided by not running on the supersofts until much later than the cars around him.

Fourth quickest was Kimi Raikkonen for Ferrari as he beat team-mate Fernando Alonso by just 0.05s. Both cars were also within 0.6s of Hamilton as a close battle emerged behind the Mercedes pair. The two Williams and two McLaren cars were next up, with Vettel in third to Button in ninth covered by less than half a second.

Marcus Ericsson stopped on track with a mechanical issue which forced him to pull off at Turn 3, while team-mate Kamui Kobayashi twice went off at Turn 2. There was more poor luck for Jules Bianchi as he completed only three laps. A power unit issue was to blame and came after Bianchi hit the wall and damaged the right rear of his Marussia in FP1.

It wasn't a smooth session for Romain Grosjean, who ran off-track at Turn 1 and then later saw his running ended early as a result of high gearbox temperatures. While at Toro Rosso, Daniil Kvyat completed only nine laps before ending the session watching from the pit wall.



Related Pictures

Click on relevant pic to enlarge
06.06.2014- Free Practice 1, Lewis Hamilton (GBR) Mercedes AMG F1 W05
John Watson driving the McLaren MP4B at the 1982 Caesars Palace Grand Prix, Las Vegas
Guy Moll at the 1934 Grand Prix Automobile de Montreux   [pic credit:Agence de presse Meurisse/Bibliothèque nationale de France]
2014 FIA European F3 champion Esteban Ocon is to test with Lotus F1
12.10.2014- Race, Jenson Button (GBR) McLaren Mercedes MP4-29
12.10.2014- Race, the start
12.10.2014- Race, Sebastian Vettel (GER) Infiniti Red Bull Racing RB10
12.10.2014- Vitaly Mutko (RUS) Minister of Sport of the Russian Federation
12.10.2014- Race, Kimi Raikkonen (FIN) Scuderia Ferrari F14T
12.10.2014- Race, Kevin Magnussen (DEN) McLaren Mercedes MP4-29
12.10.2014- Race, Lewis Hamilton (GBR) Mercedes AMG F1 W05 in the press conference after the race
12.10.2014- Race, Lewis Hamilton (GBR) Mercedes AMG F1 W05 celebrates Manufactor title of Mercedes with the team
12.10.2014- Race, Romain Grosjean (FRA) Lotus F1 Team E22
12.10.2014- Race, Fernando Alonso (ESP) Scuderia Ferrari F14T
12.10.2014-  Sebastian Vettel (GER) Infiniti Red Bull Racing RB10 with a fan
12.10.2014- Fabiana Flosi (BRA)
12.10.2014- Race, Lewis Hamilton (GBR) Mercedes AMG F1 W05
12.10.2014- Max Chilton (GBR), Marussia F1 Team MR03 and all the Marussia F1 Team show a panel for Jules Bianchi (FRA) Marussia F1 Team MR03

Join the conversation - Add your comment

Please login or register before adding your comments.

Although the administrators and moderators of this website will attempt to keep all objectionable comments off these pages, it is impossible for us to review all messages. All messages express the views of the poster, and neither Crash Media Group nor Crash.Net will be held responsible for the content of any message. We do not vouch for or warrant the accuracy, completeness or usefulness of any message, and are not responsible for the contents of any message. If you find a message objectionable, please contact us and inform us of the problem or use the [report] function next to the offending post. Any message that does not conform with the policy of this service can be edited or removed with immediate effect.




© 1999 - 2014 Crash Media Group

The total or partial reproduction of text, photographs or illustrations is not permitted in any form.